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Database.Exists Method (DbConnection)

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Checks whether or not the database exists on the server.

Namespace:  System.Data.Entity
Assembly:  EntityFramework (in EntityFramework.dll)

public static bool Exists(
	DbConnection existingConnection


Type: System.Data.Common.DbConnection
An existing connection to the database.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
True if the database exists; false otherwise.
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